16 May 2016

Satie turns 150

From Upbeat, 1:40 pm on 16 May 2016
Erik Satie

Erik Satie Photo: CC 3.0

French avant-garde composer and pianist Erik Satie turns 150 tomorrow. Producers Marg Ogilvie and Amanda Brown discuss their series Satie Says which through dramatic performance shows how his interpretations of life filtered through minimalism, surrealism, and repetitive music.

Score for La Pieuvre by Satie

Score for La Pieuvre by Satie Photo: Wikimedia Commons Public Domain